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The last will and Testiment of Clement Briggs of Waymouth in New England first, I give my soule to God [that] gave it. it[em] I give my son Thomas my home lott at Plemouth 20 acres by esteema[tion] and my biggest iron pott. It[em] I give to my son Jonathan 3 acres of my land joning to John ___es lands that is not break up an enter to it when hee is of the aige of 18 years and when he is of the aige of 21 years to have as much _____ 3 acres one 4-th pt of all my land in Waymouth and after decess of my wiff it is my will hee shall have one 4-th pt more if shee dye not before hee bee of the aige of 21 years But if shee should dye before Jonathan be 21 years ouild then it is my will it should be for the bringing up of my children It[em] I give to my son Clemet my housing and the other half of my land in Waymouth and hee to enter to it when hee is of the aige of 21 years -- if his mother - - be decesed before, but if not then he should not have it tell after her decese -- But if my wiff should die before Clemant be -- 21 year ouild it is my will the land should be for the bring[ing] up of my children. it[em] I give my sons Thomas david John -- Remem-- my other Land at Plemouth jointly and equaly amonst them. It is my will in one year thereafter Clemt do enter to the forsed land hee shall give his brother Remem 20s -- and John 10s and it is my will that Jonathan shall give 10s to his bro. david and to his bro. Thom. 10s in one year after he do enter to half my land and it is my will that my wiff shall be my Exequtrix it is also my will that degon Rogers and Robert Tucker should be my overseers in trust.